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Colorado River, Colorado, Fishing Report - 09/17/18
Conditions remain good in all sections of the river. Stream levels are up some and
in good shape. There are still lots of hatches taking place and trout being caught.

Stream Conditions:

7 Day Weather Forecast:
There is a chance of rain on Wednesday, otherwise
clear for the coming week. Highs will range from 71 to 79 degrees and lows from
28 to 39 degrees.

Recommended Trout Flies:
Rate: 693 cfs
Level: 4.79 ft
Afternoon Water Temperature: 55
Clarity: clear
USGS Real-Time Stream Flow Data at Kremmling
Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin, size 6
Blue-winged Olives: size 18/16, nymph, emergers, duns and spinners
Spotted sedges, (caddisflies) size 14, 16, lava, pupa and adults
Pale Morning Duns, size 16/18, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners
Little Yellow Stoneflies, size 16/14, nymphs and adults
October Caddis, size 6, larva and adults
Tricos, size 20, nymphs, emergers, duns and spinners.
Japanese Beetles, size 16/14
Carpenter Ants, size 18/16
Sandwich Hoppers - Green/Brown, size 4 to 12
Strategies, Techniques and Tips:
The Brown Sculpin and White Belly Sculpin streamers are good flies to use for the
larger trout.
Blue-winged olives are hatching.
Little Yellow stoneflies are hatching. Tricos are hatching.
Pale Morning duns are hatching.
October Caddis are hatching.
Spotted sedges are hatching.
Terrestrials - Hoppers, Carpenter ants, and Japanese beetles are working.
Fly Fishing The Colorado  
River, Colorado
A description of the Colorado
River, Guide to fly fishing the
Colorado River, Colorado River
fishing seasons, and much more
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